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The meaning of "wardrobe malfunction"

" Wardrobe malfunction "
Referring to an item of clothing slipping out of place to expose part of the body.
Her top slipped down in front of the boys. She said it was a wardrobe malfunction but I think it was deliberate.
Where did it originate?:
USA. First said by Justin Timberlake to explain the inadvertent exposure of Janet Jackson's breast during the half-time show at the 2004 Super Bowl.
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